• Swartzmiller seeking House of Delegates seatSwartzmiller seeking House of Delegates seat

    Randy Swartzmiller, of Chester, has officially filed with the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office as a candidate for the state House of Delegates in this year's election.

    Charleston News / 6 h. 32 min. ago
  • Our word is our bond, kindaOur word is our bond, kinda

    Last week's State of the State address was the usual mix of props, humor, folksy chat, and Trump thumb-upping that we've come to expect from Governor Jim Justice . This time last year, the Democratic version of the Mountain State's governor was full of doom and gloom.

    Charleston News / 11 h. 29 min. ago
  • Commission endorses proposed farmland protection easementCommission endorses proposed farmland protection easement

    After around 10 years, and thousands of dollars of collected property purchase fees, Lincoln County is nearing its first farmland protection easement. The matter was part of the agenda for the January 4, 2018 regular session of the Lincoln County Commission.

    Charleston News / 16 h. 9 min. ago
  • New food market opens in WilliamsonNew food market opens in Williamson

    Helen Stanley poses at her store, Helen Ann's Market Place on West 4th Ave. in Williamson on Monday.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 1 h. 27 min. ago
  • Grafton to present plans to Home Rule Board in CharlestonGrafton to present plans to Home Rule Board in Charleston

    The meeting is set for 10:30 a.m. in the offices of the West Virginia Department of Revenue, State Capitol Complex, Building 1, Room W-300. "The City of Grafton is looking for ways to remedy common issues facing many cities and towns in our state," Hardy said.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 3 h. 44 min. ago
  • Walker teams up with Burnside LawWalker teams up with Burnside Law

    Burnside Law is pleased to announce the addition of Michael C. Walker as managing attorney of their new Huntington, West Virginia office. Attorney Walker and his paralegal, Pam Craig, will now be assisting Burnside Law's West Virginia and Kentucky clients from their new office on 6th Ave. in Huntington.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 5 h. 55 min. ago
  • MLK Day marked in Charleston with annual church service, marchMLK Day marked in Charleston with annual church service, march

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Church goers in Charleston passionately denounced President Donald Trump's disparaging comments he's said to have made about Haiti and African countries during a service to remember the life and legacy of civil rights activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Members of the community joined hands in unity Monday at the Asbury United Methodist Church to mark what would've been King's 89th birthday.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 10 h. 32 min. ago more
  • Bill filed to require Bible elective to be offered in all West Virginia schoolsBill filed to require Bible elective to be offered in all West Virginia schools

    CHARLESTON, W.V. - A bill requiring all schools in West Virginia to provide an elective course on Hebrew Scriptures, the Old Testament of the Bible, or the New Testament of the Bible has been introduced to the West Virginia Senate. Senate Bill 252 was submitted on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, by Senator Mike Azinger, R-Wood, and Senator Sue Cline, R-Wyoming.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 10 h. 32 min. ago more
  • Area docs see medical marijuana as recreational user's back doorArea docs see medical marijuana as recreational user's back door

    Some Ohio County health officials are concerned that implementation of West Virginia's medical cannabis law next year may serve as a gateway to legalization of recreational marijuana.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 17 h. 47 min. ago
  • Isner: Session begins with - weird moodIsner: Session begins with - weird mood

    Though only days into the 2018 session, the West Virginia Legislature got the ball rolling last week with representatives from across the state proposing bills and making motions, including a particularly strange one.

    Charleston News / 1 d. 22 h. 32 min. ago
  • Quick WV budget turnaround still leaves many scratching their headsQuick WV budget turnaround still leaves many scratching their heads

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Given recent years of West Virginia budget woes, a primer for Gov. Jim Justice's current budget priorities provides an unexpected conclusion: "The 6-year plan shows budget surpluses for each out year."

    Charleston News / 2 d. 7 h. 27 min. ago
  • Photo Provided Architectural Interior Products is looking to expand this year.Photo Provided Architectural Interior Products is looking to expand this year.

    A local company which specializes in products and services for commercial building projects has made two acquisitions in the last year aimed at increasing its share of the market. Architectural Interior Products is a multi-state supplier of commercial building products located in the Airport Industrial Park north of Parkersburg, said Aaron Collie, vice president and minority owner of the company.

    Charleston News / 2 d. 16 h. 21 min. ago more
  • Some areas of Mingo affected by boil water advisorySome areas of Mingo affected by boil water advisory

    All Mingo County PSD customers are advised to boil their water unless they live in several areas not affected by a water main break that happened late Thursday night.

    Charleston News / 2 d. 20 h. 52 min. ago
  • Free, Lepp to speak as part of Blennerhassett Museum lecture seriesFree, Lepp to speak as part of Blennerhassett Museum lecture series

    Photo Provided Musician Steve Free of Portsmouth, Ohio, will present a program on folk music at 2 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History. Photo Provided Storyteller Bil Lepp of Charleston, will give a program called "Fact or Fiction" at 2 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Blennerhassett Museum of Regional History.

    Charleston News / 3 d. 1 h. 23 min. ago